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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1055 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-191700-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
1055 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM AND TX.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MIDNIGHT FOR
SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS WITH EASTERN PORTIONS OF
OTERO COUNTY CONTINUING UNDER THE WATCH UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING. THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL SYSTEM ODILE ARE MOVING OVER THE
AREA TODAY AND WILL EXIT THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. WIDESPREAD
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR THROUGH TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY
EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS
POSSIBLE. RUN OFF FROM EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING ALONG DRAINAGES...ARROYOS...SMALL STREAMS AND LOW WATER
CROSSINGS. PONDING OF WATER IN POORLY DRAINED LOW LYING AREAS AND
ROADWAYS MAY OCCUR. RAINS WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING FOR AREAS
WEST OF THE RIVER AND BY EARLY MORNING FOR AREAS EAST OF THE
RIVER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE TROPICAL SYSTEM AND ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL EXIT THE REGION BY
EARLY FRIDAY BUT RESIDUAL MOISTURE WILL PERSIST. RAIN CHANCES WILL
CONTINUE FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
RAIN COVERAGES WILL BE SPOTTY WITH GENERALLY LIGHTER AMOUNTS
EXPECTED. STRONGER STORMS MAY PRODUCE PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAINFALL WITH LOCALIZED MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD REPORT ANY OBSERVED HAZARDOUS WEATHER OR FLOODING
TO THIS OFFICE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.


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